Giants find replacement for Kevin Gausman in Carlos Rodón
The Giants desperately needed one more starter and they got the best available free agent.
MLB and MLBPA agree to deal; lockout to end
The CBA still needs to be ratified, but that’s considered a formality at this point.
Interview with Rapsodo GM, Art Chou
The rise of technology in MLB player development is changing the sport's landscape.
Dodgers hand Mookie Betts a 12-year, $365 million extension
It’s great for the Dodgers, it’s great for Mookie Betts, and it’s downright embarrassing for the Red Sox.
Players to report July 1, health concerns still being discussed
Games will be played if it’s safe to do so. That’s a big if.
The Mets bring back Carlos Beltrán as their new manager
The Mets will benefit from a Spanish-speaking manager, but Beltrán has no coaching experience at the professional level.
Clubhouse Spread: links served cold - 8/10/18
Francisco Lindor and baby powder; baseball, knitting, and acceptance in Seattle; rewriting defense all over the diamond
Clubhouse Spread: links served cold - 8/9/18
Giancarlo legging out singles; Cahill leading the A’s; Calhoun’s return to dominance; Venters back in Atlanta
Clubhouse Spread: links served cold - 8/8/18
To heckle or not to heckle; Mike Fiers to the A’s; a baseball superteam; Cleveland’s playoff push
Clubhouse Spread: links served cold - 8/7/18
Increased extra innings; the magnificent Juan Soto; Matt Davidson K’s Giancarlo Stanton; remembering the 2011 Red Sox collapse
Clubhouse Spread: links served cold - 8/3/18
Matt Chapman’s brilliance; Ronald Acuña on a tear; Jacob deGrom’s annihilation of opposing pitchers
Clubhouse Spread: links served cold - 8/2/18
How to acquire stars; evaluating stats; pitchers in the NL MVP race; the ten worst players of July
Clubhouse Spread: links served cold - 8/1/18
Something we MUST discuss; traded prospects; winners and losers; winners and losers; winners and....
Clubhouse Spread: links served cold - 7/31/18
Zero tolerance doesn’t mean zero; bold trade predictions; Yankees thriving and collapsing simultaneously; baseball in 1968
James Paxton’s no-hitter might be exactly what the Mariners’ southpaw needs
After following up a 16 strikeout gem with a no-hitter, James Paxton is pushing himself into the next echelon of major league starters
The White Sox are the kings of pre-arb extensions
Tim Anderson’s deal is the latest in a series of very team-friendly contracts the White Sox have handed out to young players recently.
Indians sign Edwin Encarnacion to a surprisingly practical contract
The Edwing is flying south this winter.
Gary Sanchez's debut has been glorious for Yankee fans
The future is here in New York.
Zach Britton is not the best reliever candidate for AL Cy Young
Besides the fact that he's not the best reliever in the AL, talk of Britton’s candidacy has highlighted the problem with the existing reliever awards.
Marty's Musings: dog days of summer
It was an emotional week in baseball with ARod’s last game in pinstripes and Prince Fielder’s last game ever.
Baseball is not finished with Jonathan Papelbon
More than a few contending teams have a place for the veteran closer.
Alex Rodriguez, all by himself
A generational talent leaves the game to relative silence.
A look back at the one-sided Carlos Gomez trade
On July 30, 2015, the Astros acquired Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers for Josh Hader, Brett Phillips, Adrian Houser, and Domingo Santana. A year later, they likely regret their decision.
Prince Fielder's too-early exit hits hard
The sad news about Prince Fielder is a throwback to an earlier time.
Is Mark Teixeira worthy of Cooperstown?
Teixeira combined offense and defense at first base like few have, but the position has some all-time great hitters to compete with.
Brewers begin building with promotion of Arcia
With the unforced promotion of the organization's top prospect, are the Brewers preparing to open their competitive window sooner than expected?
Giants and Rays may both win in the Matt Moore deal
Matt Moore is going to the Giants for the stretch run and beyond and the Rays added a collection of young talent, but did both teams win in this deal?
Ervin Santana probably does have some trade value
The Twins' starter, and his contract, are probably more valuable than most fans would assume.
Marty's Musings: Hall of Fame edition
A flamethrowing closer moves towns, a longtime GM is fired, and Chris Sale chops up some laundry.
Contextualizing the Pomeranz/Espinoza trade
Anderson Espinoza might be a top pitching prospect, but he's meaningfully different than his peers, and we shouldn't forget that when considering this trade.
BREAKING: Per source, 3B Josh Donaldson has agreed to a four-year deal with the Minnesota Twins.— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) January 15, 2020
Gabe Kapler has been hired as manager of the San Francisco Giants, sources tell @MarlyRiveraESPN and me.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 13, 2019
For the first time in 95 years, the #WorldSeries champions are from Washington, DC.#STAYINTHEFIGHT pic.twitter.com/wxYc9XbQYo— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) October 31, 2019